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Ask a Librarian
Stop by the ASK desk at your campus library
To find books in the library, see a reference librarian or library staff member or use Pioneer Search.
One search gets you results from the library catalog and many of the library's online resources. Access to online resources is limited to authorized users
Sociology books can be found in the (H) section of the library stacks:
- HM: Sociology
- HQ: Family, Marriage, Women
- HS: Societies, Clubs
- HT: Communities, classes, and races
- HV: Social pathology, social and public welfare, Criminology
eBook Collection (EBSCOhost) This link opens in a new window
e-books on a variety of academic subjects from leading academic publishers and university presses. Collection is primarily monographs but includes some reference titles.
Search for academic and experimental research articles in these online journal subscriptions and library databases.
American Journal of Sociology This link opens in a new window
Read the latest journal issue of American Journal of Sociology or search the archives
Social Problems This link opens in a new window
A quarterly journal that covers an extensive array of complex social concerns from race and gender to labor relations to environmental issues and human rights. Official publication of The Society for the Study of Social Problems
JSTOR This link opens in a new window
Journals archive: Arts & Sciences I, II, III, IV, V, VII, XI and the Life Sciences collections. eBooks: Open Books Access collection
ProQuest Research Library This link opens in a new window
General interest periodical database. Journals available.
Social Sciences Full Text (HW Wilson) This link opens in a new window
Journals and magazines in the Social Sciences.
EBSCOhost database collection. Part of OmniFile
Statistics & Data
Statistics and data can be found on these websites and databases. All of these resources are free and available to the public.
American National Election Studies (ANES)
Data from ANES surveys on voting, public opinion, and political participation. Collaboration of Stanford University and the University of Michigan.
Association of Religion Data Archives (ARDA)
Data and research on religions, primarily American. Pennsylvania State University.
Data and Statistics about the United States
Find data about the U.S., such as maps and population, demographic, and economic data.
Home of the U.S. government's open data. On this site are data, tools, and resources from federal agencies.
Portal to statistical databases produced by various UN agencies. United Nations
World Factbook (CIA)
Information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities. Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)